Tag: Joe Locke

When Sharks Circle

When Sharks Circle Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Just as Simon Dominguez was cruising along on his 27th mile and nearing his goal of the Farallon Islands, a crew member saw a Great White Shark circling and eyeing Dominguez. "The first person saw it and then we all did. The yelling did gain momentum especially when you hear a loud voice

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WOWSA! What A Swim!

Nominees for the World Open Water Swimming Association (WOWSA) awards (WOWSA Open Water Swimming Man of the Year, WOWSA Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year, WOWSA Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year, and WOWSA Open Water Swimming Offering of the Year) will be announced in early November. The competition and scope of the nominees are mind-boggling

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Joe Locke Swims High Up In Lake Tahoe

Joe Locke quietly pulled off on an 11 hour 40 minute crossing of Lake Tahoe in the south to north direction yesterday. Most people tackle Lake Tahoe in the opposite direction, but the overall record remains with Dave Kenyon who swam in the north-to-south direction in 9 hours 20 minutes in 1987, although the standard distance is now set at 21.24 miles

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High Society In Lake Tahoe

Jamie Patrick of the Lake Tahoe Swimming Society certified three successful crossings of Lake Tahoe last weekend: On July 27th, North Channel conqueror Craig Lenning of Denver, Colorado swam in the north to south direction in 11 hours 0 minutes 26 seconds. The following day, Morgan Christian of San Diego, California swam in the south to north direction in

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